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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

  1. Feb. 9, 2018Mass production of new class of semiconductors closer to reality Illustration of carbon nanotubes depositing on a surface with the help of the alignment relay technique.

    Two Waterloo chemists have made it easier for manufacturers to produce a new class of faster and cheaper semiconductors.

  2. Feb. 8, 2018Waterloo chemists compete to stay one step ahead of drug cheatsGerman Gomez-Rios in the lab.

    The Pawliszyn Research Lab is leading efforts to catch illicit drug use, creating a revolution in rapid on-site analytical technologies.

  3. Dec. 12, 2017Waterloo Chemists develop batteries to triple the range of electric vehiclesElectric car being charged.

    New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

    The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity.

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  1. Mar. 27, 2018Master's Seminar: Dominika Gruszecka

    "Determination of Polychlorinated n-Alkanes in Cod Liver Oil by SPME using GC-ECD and GC-MS"

    Supervisor:   J. Pawliszyn
    Location:      C2-361

  2. Mar. 29, 2018Chemistry Seminar Series: Gerardo Zaragoza

    Naphtyl- and pyrenyl-flavylium dyads:  Synthesis, DFT and optical properties

    Gerardo Zaragoza
    University of Chihuahua, Mexico

    Thursday, March 29, 2018
    10:30 a.m.
    C2 361 (Reading Room)

    HostJean Duhamel

  3. Apr. 3, 2018AquaHacking 2018 information night and kick-off mixerWant to launch a clean tech startup?

    Join us on April 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in RCH 306 for food, drinks and information about AquaHacking 2018. Meet last year's winners, learn about the competition and this year's format, and meet like-minded individuals. 

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